U.S. Beacon July 19, 2024

Jonesboro, IL

Union County, Illinois

Latitude: 37.451126     Longitude: -89.268566
Population 1,843 (2005)
Elevation of Jonesboro, Illinois: 568 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1738635, place: Jonesboro city, Illinois)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 514 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 50 (9.73%)
Kindergarten: 44 (8.56%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 215 (41.83%)
High school (grades 9-12): 112 (21.79%)
College or graduate school: 93 (18.09%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 1,299 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 181 (13.93%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 121 (9.31%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 465 (35.8%)
Some college, no degree: 279 (21.48%)
Associate degree: 73 (5.62%)
Bachelor's degree: 128 (9.85%)
Graduate or professional degree: 52 (4%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 76.8%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 1,526 (100%)
Never married: 314 (20.58%)
Now married, except separated: 847 (55.5%)
Separated: 14 (0.92%)
Total Widowed: 178 (11.66%)
Widowed Female: 124 (8.13%)
Total Divorced: 173 (11.34%)
Divorced Female: 115 (7.54%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 20 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 14 (70%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 1,457 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 205 (14.07%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 438 (100%)
--With a disability: 42 (9.59%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 1,006 (100%)
--With a disability: 328 (32.6%)
----Percent employed: 37.2%
--No disability: 678 (67.4%)
----Percent employed: 79.6%
Population 65 years and over: 358 (100%)
--With a disability: 171 (47.77%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 1,805 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 1,086 (60.17%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 709 (39.28%)
--Same county: 516 (28.59%)
--Different county: 193 (10.69%)
----Same state: 140 (7.76%)
----Different state: 53 (2.94%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 10 (0.55%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 1,905 (100%)
Native: 1,879 (98.64%)
--Born in United States: 1,874 (100%)
----State of residence: 1,316 (69.08%)
----Different state: 558 (29.29%)
--Born outside United States: 5 (0.26%)
Foreign born: 26 (1.36%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 6 (0.31%)
--Naturalized citizen: 20 (1.05%)
--Not a citizen: 6 (0.31%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 26 (100%)
Europe: 20 (76.92%)
Asia: 0 (0%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 6 (23.08%)
Northern America: 0 (0%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 1,805 (100%)
English only: 1,778 (98.5%)
Language other than English: 27 (1.5%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 9 (0.5%)
--Spanish: 18 (1%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 6 (0.33%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 9 (0.5%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 3 (0.17%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 0 (0%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 1,905 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 1,315% (69.03%)
Arab: 3 (0.16%)
Czech: 0 (0%)
Danish: 4 (0.21%)
Dutch: 33 (1.73%)
English: 176 (9.24%)
French (except Basque): 75 (3.94%)
French Canadian: 0 (0%)
German: 325 (17.06%)
Greek: 0 (0%)
Hungarian: 0 (0%)
Irish: 186 (9.76%)
Italian: 30 (1.57%)
Lithuanian: 0 (0%)
Norwegian: 0 (0%)
Polish: 2 (0.1%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 1 (0.05%)
Scotch-Irish: 20 (1.05%)
Scottish: 14 (0.73%)
Slovak: 3 (0.16%)
Subsaharan African: 2 (0.1%)
Swedish: 16 (0.84%)
Swiss: 10 (0.52%)
Ukrainian: 0 (0%)
United States or American: 207 (10.87%)
Welsh: 0 (0%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 208 (10.92%)

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